Vigil to be held in Irvington murder/arson

September 10, 2008 9:15:48 AM PDT
A candlelight vigil is set for Wednesday night for the four people murdered inside a home in Irvington, New Jersey.The medical examiner now says all four victims were shot before the house was set on fire Monday. Police say someone set the fire to cover up the murders.

No arrests have been made.

Two of the victims were severely burned in the fire and have yet to be officially identified.

Among the victims were 13-year-old Latrisha Fields-Carruthers and 18-year-old Zakiyyah Jones. Both died from gunshot wounds at University Hospital.

Neighbors said an unidentified person entered the house and there was an argument, followed by gunshots, before the fire broke out.

The Essex County Sheriff's Office is offering a $10,000 reward in the search for the killer.

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